The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Desktop Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Desktop Support Specialist
Rank 892 936 955
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Desktop Support Specialist 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £31,000 £39,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.01% -4.26%
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Desktop Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Desktop Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

Desktop Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist across the England region.

Desktop Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

Desktop Support Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Desktop Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 1 £31,000 -15.64%
Desktop Support Specialist
UK

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Desktop Support Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Desktop Support Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
6 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
6 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management

Desktop Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow